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The TOEFL® Test — When Academic English Matters

Be sure your applicants are prepared for success. The TOEFL® test offers your institution a fair, accurate and unbiased measure of an applicant’s English-language proficiency where it matters — in the classroom.

About the Test

Meeting Your Needs

The TOEFL test is designed to help you recruit and retain the right candidates for your program.

Become a Score User

Gain access to over a million students ready to succeed. Sign up to receive TOEFL scores today.

Compare Scores

Make sure you're not missing out on qualified applicants. Use our comparison tool to align your scores.


More than 11,000 institutions in over 150 countries trust the TOEFL test to help them make informed, confident decisions about the English-language skills of their applicants.

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Score Use

Learn how institutions use TOEFL scores to support admissions decisions.

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Setting Scores

Find out how to set score requirements that ensure qualified candidates are applying to your program.

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Interpret Scores

A more precise scoring scale with multiple proficiency levels gives you a better picture of your applicants' abilities.

Resources and Services

We offer powerful recruitment tools, convenient score-reporting services and more to help you bring diverse, qualified students to your institution.

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TOEFL Research

Pioneering new ways to assess English proficiency for over 50 years. Explore the research behind our advancements in English language learning and assessment.

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TOEFL Primary®

Forming the foundation of future success for learners ages 8+ Learn more about TOEFL Primary